First Female, African-American CEO of Sam’s Club Retail Chain – Spelman’s Rosalind Brewer

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REUTERS - Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) on Friday named Rosalind Brewer president and chief executive of its Sam's Club warehouse retail chain, marking the first time that...

HBCU Innovation in the Fast Lane

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If someday you're eating your beloved peanuts and they don't spark an allergic reaction, think about innovation at an HBCU. Or if your vehicle, supported by an...

Obama To Appeal To Public On Fiscal Cliff

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By Ken Thomas, The Associate Press WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to make a public case this week for his strategy for dealing with the looming fiscal...

Grambling State University Receives $110,583 LA GEAR UP Grant

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GRAMBLING, LA —In its sixth consecutive year Grambling State University will host the LA GEAR UP Summer Learning Camps this summer starting with week I...

Apple Commits Over $50 Million to Diversity Efforts

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Fortune A flashy new smart watch isn’t all Apple has up its sleeve. The company is donating more than $50 million to organizations that aim to get more...

Dr. Eli Jones Named Dean of Business School at Texas A&M

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KBTX The PhD Project, an award-winning program to create a more diverse corporate America, is proud to announce that Project participant, Dr. Eli Jones, has been named Dean...

College ‘shopping sheet’ aims to make comparing costs easier at Florida Memorial

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When excited students tear into college acceptance packets next spring, many will find something new inside: information that tries to make it easier to understand the costs. The...

Gov. Markell Announces His Proposed $10m Investment for Delaware State University Optics

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Delaware Gov. Jack Markell used DSU as the site May 6 from which he announced his proposal to make significant investments in the three state institutions of...

Texas Southern University Reduces Staff Positions as Part of Budget Reductions

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As other state agencies and universities initiated immediate staffing reductions in response to the state mandated budget reductions, Texas Southern University took many measures to avoid impacting...

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff System Cancels QualChoice’s Contract

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The University of Arkansas System said Monday that it will cancel the contract under which QualChoice handles third-party administrator duties for its employee health plan, even though...

Business Wire and Black PR Wire to host 2013 Minority Leadership Series

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In recognition of Black History Month and in celebration of their continued partnership, Business Wire and Black PR Wire invite you to join us for our 2013 Minority...

DSU Receives $2,000 Scholarship Donation from Bancroft Construction

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The Bancroft Construction Company recently expressed its support for Delaware State University by donating $2,000 to go toward a scholarship for the 2011-2012 school year. Bancroft’s Greg Sawka,...

Sigma Pi Phi Donates 1,000 to Saint Augustine’s Tornado Relief Fund

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The Gamma Sigma Boule of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity donated $1,000 to Saint Augustine’s College’s Restoration and Recovery Fund. The fund was created to help the school...

Living In A Womanpreneur’s World

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“She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future,” writes Brittney S. Carter on her Instagram page, sharing a glimpse of...

Chairman Johnathan Pinson Explains No money missing from research center at South Carolina State...

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — No money is missing at a troubled transportation research center at South Carolina State University named for U.S. Rep. James Clyburn, a state audit...

Three Howard Students Awarded 2011 Fulbrights Scholarships

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  WASHINGTON (April 30, 2011) – Three members of the Class of 2011 – Antonino Eugene Lyons II, Jessica A. Cooper and Manjot Kaur Jassal – are recipients...

MVSU Awarded Over $100,000 in Microsoft Software

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Mississippi Valley State University has been awarded $107,926 in Microsoft software as a Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Member School. A grant was awarded through Microsoft to the TMCF...

University of Baltimore Offer Law School Program to State’s HBCUs

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The University of Baltimore has launched a program to groom students from Maryland’s historically Black colleges and universities for law school. None of the state’s HBCUs—Bowie State University,...

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